Spain and Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of the Threat and Response 1995–2005

  title={Spain and Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of the Threat and Response 1995–2005},
  author={Javier Jordan and Nicola Horsburgh},
  journal={Mediterranean Politics},
  pages={209 - 229}
The presence of jihadist networks in Spain on a permanent basis goes back to the early 1990s. From early on, the Spanish police and intelligence agencies monitored the activities of these groups, although the priority during this period in terms of focus and resources was the struggle against the terrorism of ETA. Following the attacks of 11 March 2004, Spain has put in place numerous measures to avoid a repeat of a similar tragedy. This article provides an in-depth analysis of the changes that… 

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